Sunday, March 11

Special Events Archive

The Shortfish Film Festival

Free Event – see below for more information


Presented by Taste of Iceland

The short film division of Iceland’s Stockfish festival, aptly dubbed Shortfish, focuses on highlighting up-and-coming Icelandic filmmakers. The Shortfish screening at the Brattle will feature six short films and will run for approximately 90 minutes.

Admission is free on a first-come, first-served basis. Viewers discretion is advised, some scenes might not be suited for young children.

Film Program:


Director: Eyþór Jóvinsson
Despite knowing all of Iceland’s families better than most people, the genealogist, Arnbjörn, has never had a family of his own.

C – Vítamín

Director: Guðný Rós Þórhallsdóttir (Contest winner 2017)
Two young girls collect things to sell on a raffle they say, to support chronically ill children.

In the Dark Room

Director: Anna María Helgadóttir
A woman, B., is fed up with her groundhog day life in a boring apartment building with her husband Bror and their two children.

Kalí’s Solitude

Director: Guðjón Ragnarsson
A young girl in a future far away struggles with loneliness and pollution.

That’s what friends are for

Director: Brynhildur Þórarinsdottir
Annelle’s diva cup is stuck inside her and Lovisa tries to help. A film about friendship and the director’s ode to girls, blood, nail polish and sex toys.


Director: Teitur Magnússon
Imprisoned by denial, a young woman tries to redeem something she once lost.

About Taste of Iceland in Boston

Iceland’s vibrant culture is heading to the east coast March 8-11 for the 9th annual Taste of Iceland in Boston festival. Iceland Naturally invites Bostonians to celebrate this annual, four-day festival with a weekend of events that highlight the best of Icelandic culture. RSVP to the events on Facebook, and don’t forget to share your experiences with us on Instagram and Twitter by tagging @IcelandNatural with #TasteofIceland.  Click here for complete details!

Taste of Iceland in Boston is presented by Iceland Naturally in cooperation with Icelandair, Reyka Vodka, Blue Lagoon, Visit Reykjavik, Icelandic Glacial, Promote Iceland, Ölgerðin Egill Skallagrímsson, Icelandic Provisions, Brennivin, Iceland Airwaves, Stockfish Film Festival, WBUR, WERS, Townsman, Paradise Rock Club, The Brattle Theatre, Beat Brasserie and BSA Space.

Buy Tickets

Click showtime to purchase tickets:

Sunday 3/11
at 1:00 PM

Ticket info TBA.